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LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

By Richard Ray:   In a week that has been depressing and exhausting in its tumultuousness, I offer a respite. Even if just temporary, tune in to watch the Little League World Series this weekend. Reality is not going anywhere. Scandal in the White House surrounded by White Nationalist protesters and counter-protesters is real and […]

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PRIDE

By Richard Ray:   Pride is just one of a series of characteristics or attributes that is dually admirable in attaining and complicit in our fallibility as humans. In moderation pride is an admirable quality to have. Perhaps the use of the word moderation could be best used to describe any human characteristic, but pride […]

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COMMUNICATION

By Richard Ray   It is perhaps one of life’s greatest ironies, that as technology has provided us with more ways to communicate with each other, effective and meaningful communication appears more and more difficult for people to attain. The internet and social media provide a platform. That platform has different meaning and significance to […]

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BISHOP CURRY

By Richard Ray:   Bishop Curry is someone we should all know.  The 11 year old from McKinney, Texas was saddened by the news of a six month old in his community dying after being left in a car. On average 37 children perish each year in heat related deaths in the United States. As […]